Re: Debian BSD.. cool idea!
On Sat, Feb 12, 2000 at 01:18:49PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 30, 2000 at 03:58:59AM -0500, Jerry Alexandratos wrote:
> > See, this makes no sense to me. Having worked on more than a fistfull
> > of UNIX's, I still cannot fathom why Linux does it different from the
> > rest.
> OS-Vendor-provided stuff goes in /usr. Anything else installed by
> the admin goes in /usr/local. On FreeBSD, only the base system goes in
> /usr, and all other packages go into /usr/local. To me, that's screwy --
> it makes /usr/local really quite useless.
I don't consider the BSD tree that screwy. It began at Cal
when students' programs (those created locally) were stored
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